His weapon of choice was a longsword, which he wielded with a shield in the other hand.
Trask was chosen unanimously to lead the company because of his leadership skills and intelligence. It has been acknowledged that Trask was a tactical genious and it was said at the time that the ‘Crying Spears’ always fought when, where and how they wanted. It is likely that he was the first to plan the forming of the company. It is certain that without him the company – if it even existed in that case – would never have gained such fame and success or survived that long.